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Sep 17, 2012 4:00am EDT
or faces, or is it something else. >> i think it's one of trust, really. >> reporter: so when monty montgomery asked his family to take a leap of faith, they took the plunge. >> i'd never heard of this before. >> reporter: one plane, four generations trusting a parachute, including 87-year-old monty had who the world at his feet until the sky had ahold of him. monty said he felt the fall, heard the wind, smelled and tasted the air, but most of all, he says, he saw the horizon. and that's important, when you ask if he'd do it again -- >> really can't answer that because i don't think it would be anyone jumping blind. >> reporter: yes, monty is going blind. he has macular degeneration. eight years ago, a doctor said he'd be blind by now. >> and i've been making a liar out of him for three years. >> reporter: monty's left eye is dead. he uses what's left of his right eye to take in faces and contours along with faces of a family, a family he didn't have. >> one day i didn't are a family, next day i got beaucoup. >> reporter: after a divorce, 40 years passed before the former sailor fir
Sep 10, 2012 3:00pm EDT
italy, mario monti coming up in the program. >> looking forward to that very much. >> he has some surprising comments on the global economy and, of course, the fed meeting. >> the fed meeting and how long he plans to stay in office, too. i found that very interesting. we'll get to that coming up. i'm bill griffeth. looking forward to that great get. we'll give you a preview of what is a very revealing discussion with mario monti. for the markets, a wait and see day, ahead of everything that's still to come. wednesday's fed meeting, announcement on thursday, this week's european finance ministers, the constitutional court ruling in germany, also on wednesday. so, right now stocks sitting near their four-year highs. let's show you how we stand right now. the dow down 15 points. we were lower, we were higher. now trading at 13,291. the nasdaq at this hour is down 25 points. that's the hardest hit right now, down almost a percent at 3110. the s&p is down four points at 1433. let's get reaction to today's markets. investors may be in the holding pattern but debora calls this a teflon m
Sep 27, 2012 4:30pm PDT
in new york. coming up, we'll hear from italian prime minister mario monti on the future of the euro. is italy better off with the euro or without? there was a time not so long ago the blackberry device was a korpts status sim bon then came itsix phone and android system. after the closing bell research in motion reported it lost money for the third quarter in a row. but it lost a lot less money than feared. losses were 27 cents per share, that's about 20 cents less than analysts estimate. and perhaps most encouraging after months of delays the company said its newest blackberry device is still on track now to launch in the first quarter of the year. colin gill sis with us, senior technology analyst at bgc financial, he joins us from that firmment dow agree, results not as bad as feared? >> absolutely. its company lives to fight another day. when you look at the results, there were several glimmers of positive notes you could take away including an increase in the cash position and an increase in the total number of describers. >> i want to ask you about the cash position here becaus
Sep 16, 2012 5:30am PDT
monti and his surprising forecast. >>> then the ebd e end of men. not a prediction but a provocative new book about money and men and jobs. the "wall street journal report" begins right now. >> this is america's number one financial news program, "wall street journal report." now maria bartiromo. ♪ >> here's a look at what is making news as we head to a new week on wall street. the federal reserve is hoping the third time will be a charm. the open market committee announced a new buying program to keep rates low and boost the economy. the latest round of easing is different from previous ones in that it is open ended and has no end date. the so-called qe-3. the dow and s&p 500 hit the highest level since december of 2007. the nasdaq at the highest since november of 2000. the markets continued to rise on friday. another ratings agency issued a warning to the united states. moody's says if congressional negotiations fail to stabilize america's budget, moody's will lower the debt rating. mark zuckerberg maez made his first appearance at a technology conference. he said facebook was focusi
Sep 10, 2012 4:00am EDT
. >> mario monty says they will not tap into the bond buying plan just yet. >> i believe what italy is doing is domestic policies both budgetary -- i mean fiscal discipline and reforms should be enough to reassure the markets. >> and glencore raising its bid. >> weak trade data conformses china slowing at a faster than expected rate piling pressure on beijing to act. let's first get straight to data. it at that timian gdp figures are out, revised second quarter figure revised to 0.8% declined quarter on quarter. italy's economy has now contracted by 2.6% year on year. now, this follows a preliminary reading of 0.7%, so italy's secretary quarter gdp figures have revised lower. euro-dollar not too changed. still down about 0.2%. weak domestic demand was a heavy drag on activity. perhaps no surprise begin some of the weakness we've seen in other data. in an exclusive interview with cnbc, mario monti says he will not access the bond buying program anytime soon. >> i believe that what italy is doing in terms of domestic policies both budgetary and fiscal discipline and structure reforms should be
Sep 16, 2012 7:30pm EDT
's storm as it tries to pull out from under a crushing debt burden. my conversation with mario monti and the end of men. "the wall street journal" report agains right now. >>> here's a look t a what's making news as we head into a new week. the federal reserve is hoping the third time will be a charm. the fed's open market committee announcing a new bond buying program to keep rates low and boost the economy. the latest unprecedented round of quantitative easing is different in that it is open ended and has no end date. that sent stocks surging on wall street. the dow and s&p 500 hitting the the heist levels since december of 2007. the nasdaq at the highest since november of 2000. another ratings agency issues a warning. moody's says if congressional negotiations fail to stabilize the budget, moody's will lower the rating. mark zuckerberg made his first public appearance since the the company's botched ipo this year. he said facebook was focusing on mobile. the stock price was disappointing, he said cht. > >>>. facebook trades at about half of the ipo price and apple introduced its l
Sep 27, 2012 12:00am PDT
, mario monti. >> we are all part and parcel of a wider thing called the euro zone and the european union. and it is not enough-- it is imperative but it is not enough that each of our countries puts its own house in order. we also need to have a better governance of the whole, not only of the parts. and this is happening month after month because the european union as a whole is improving. >> rose: and then the foreign miminister of france, laurent fabius. >> we have to fulfill our role, and today we do not. but if this massacre continues, i think, first, it will have terrible effects on the region. and maybe-- well, our principle, as evidence saying, is to comply with the international legal rules. but the time comes where the human pressure is too strong. and maybe the time is coming. >> rose: in order, it may be a time that you have to act, even though you cannot get security council approval? >> it could be. you know when you have such massacre, you cannot say never. >> rose: mario monti, and laurent fabius when we continue. captioning sponsored by rose communications >> tonight a sp
Sep 10, 2012 4:00pm EDT
for maria's interview with mario monti in hour number two. i'll see you tomorrow. >>> 4:00 on wall street. do you know where your money is? welcome back to the "closing bell." i'm maria bartiromo on the floor of the new york stock exchange. stocks losing steam in the afternoon session with selling accelerating in the last 15 minutes of trading. investors looking to take profit ahead of this week's slew of key meetings by the federal reserve and european finance ministers. speaking of europe, don't miss my exclusive interview with italian prime minister mario monti. you'll hear what he says next about the eurozone, interest rates and the global economy. the answers will surprise you. stay tuned for that coming up. >>> take a look at how we're finishing wall street. down 52 points on industrial average. last trade on the blue chip average, the nasdaq composite weak. technology accelerating selling in the final hour as well, down 32 points on nasdaq. that was better than 1%. and the lows of the after at 3104 on nasdaq. s&p 500 gave up 8.75 points. markets in the holding pat western a big wee
Sep 7, 2012 4:00am EDT
lilly. and eni. >>> in is the sentiment across the european markets. buying on the back end of monti's speech yesterday. you may notice some of these big names at top, many french names at the top of the chart but some of the italians like bnp, iconic lender which has been in trouble of late but getting a bump today. if we move on to some of the individual markets, you can see the extent of the gains. the ftse looking tainted, so far up just a fraction. xetra dax adding 0.5%. the cac putting another 0.8% on the boards. it is some of these peripheries that really spiked after mario monti adetailed the buy back yesterday. let's take a look at bond markets. fair bit of yield, but let's start out with safe haven trade. german bund rising as we see the gap closing. the ten-year at 5.74%. yes, that's not a mistake. it is below that 6% handle. we're seeing a huge move lower on that yield. on the italian, 5.08%. significant contraction. also at the ten-year u.s. treasury as we come up to key data points out of the u.s. later today. u.s. nonfarm payrolls number, very important for the market
Sep 1, 2012 6:00pm PDT
retro fit work. monty francis is in fremont where caltrans just gave an update. the hope is they will finish in time for the tuesday commute. >> caltrans says the work is going fine and the bridge should reopen for the tuesday morning commute. crews have their hands full. we got a look at the work being done which includes welding. also included, the jacking up or raising of the earn side of the bridge by five inches which is already complete. that was done in preparation for the replace 0 of an old joint. once that joint is replaced the bridge should be more flexible and able to with stand an earthquake. it is part of a $60 million seismic retro fit of the bridge paid for by tolls and the project should be complete by early next year. caltrans says there is always potential for things to go wrong and they are preparing for any challenge that could spring up. >> behave put in to place a lot of construction contingencies to foresee other things that could happen. extra equipment, extra crews on call waiting to come in, work arounds and trying to build in whatever time we c
Sep 7, 2012 4:00pm EDT
far, monti had been getting the buy in from the people even though he raised taxes and cut back substantially on programs. now the people want to know how much longer will they have to face this austerity. is term is over in april, the people and the markets want to know will his programs remain in force even after he is gone. the big issue here is the rise in unemployment numbers we're seeing across the region as well as the debt in italy. you're talking about debt 120 times gdp. we'll talk about that with mario monti, and we'll look at where we stand given the issues we're talking about in the united states. >> very good, we look forward to that and over there in europe, they promised more stimwlus this bond buying program announced yesterday. and over here with disappointment, the expectation of more fed action has been heightenned. earlier on cnbc, paul ryan said central bank action made things worse, not better. >> you have a story of central banks stepping in to bail out lackluster fiscal policy. you look at the draghi press conference yesterday for one of the biggest reas
Sep 25, 2012 11:00pm PDT
by her abductor. monty francis is live at park side elementary school in san mateo with that new information. parents have to be asking, how could this have happened? >> well, it's still not clear how the attacker got on to campus, that is one big question that parents still have. at 8:30 tomorrow morning, the superintendent is meeting with parents here at the school, and the chief of police will also be here to address their concerns. a new locked gate is up at park side elementary. where before there was an opening for anyone to walk on campus. surveillance cameras will be installed in the next three months as part of a project that was green lighted before the abduction took place. >> every principal has been meeting with their staff and reviewing safety procedures. reviewing our standard practice, which is, everyone signs in, everyone wears a badge. >> some parents question if those measures go far enough. >> it's very worrisome to know that someone could walk on campus without anyone noticing. i have a 9-year-old daughter, being at the school, it could have been her. >> brad
Sep 1, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. monty francis joins us live from fremont with what caltrans is doing and how you can make your way around if you don't want to hit the span between fremont and menlo park. >> reporter: we just got an update from caltrans and the latest is that everything seems to be running on schedule. that the lanes should reopen as planned on tuesday morning. now, the dumbarton bridge closed last night at 10:00 and caltrans says the work started ten minutes later. this is part of a $60 million project to make the bridge safe in a large earthquake. the project is expected to be complete early next year. now, already this weekend crews have jacked up or raised the eastern part of the bridge by five inches in preparation to install a new joint which will make the bridge more flexible. the big work still lies ahead, removing the old joint and replacing it with the new one. >> it's exactly the same work that we did on the other side of the center of this span on memorial day weekend. so, we're a good bit into that work, but we still have a complex structure to put into place between now and tuesday m
Sep 26, 2012 11:00pm PDT
? >> it could be. you know when you have such massacre, you cannot say never. >> rose: mario monti, and laurent fabius when we continue. captioning sponsored by rose communications >> tonight a special edition of charlie rose. >> rose: mario monti is here. he is the prime minister of italy. he is also a senator for life, and until last july he was italy's minister of economy and finance. but he is not exactly a politician. as a respect economist considered be abo party politics he was chosen to form a new technocratic government. it put him at the center of the european debt crisis confronting rising interest rates that led to greece, ireland, and portugal to seek bailouts. his ability to turn calamity into opportunity has revived his nickname "super mario." i have pleased to have him here at this table for the first time. welcome. >> delighted to be here. >> rose: i see that you have said that you're not going to run for pri minister? >> no, i can confirm that i will not be a candidate. i believe i couldn't even be a candidate because, as you mentioned, i am senator for life. so candidates ar
Sep 10, 2012 1:00pm EDT
no plans to access the ecb bond buying program. mario monty speaking to cnbc's maria bartiromo about it. >> the issue is simply if the eurozone market comes down because of the announcement that this new instrument is available, probably the interest rate on italian government securities will go down gently and nicely, and we will not need to use the instrument. >> maria will have more of her ig interview with mr. monti on the closing bell this afternoon. spo spoke. >>> let's see how investors are playing the european markets right now. $1.7 billion under management. take it one step further on mr. monti and the bond buying program. you make the case that europe is a good place to put some money now. >> didn't we learn under qe1 what happens when the fed first moves accommodative? you had a big rally. 61% rally from the low in '08 -- >> when the fed started buying bonds. >> now we're seeing that for the first time in europe. think we're seeing the history. >> so qe1 in europe is what you are expecting to see, and you are arguing that -- >> exactly. >> -- the stock price moves could be c
Sep 7, 2012 3:00pm EDT
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Sep 30, 2012 8:00am EDT
been a monty roberts, a california cowboy who is known as the horse whisperer for his humane techniques to train horses in a circular pen. she was so impressed by what she had read about his approach that she invited him to demonstrate his technique at windsor castle in 1989. come show me this lion's cage of yours, she said. do i need a whip and change? as montae recalled to me, said that not only with the twinkle but that her message addressing him clearly her talent put him at ease. his demonstration was a big success, and the queen and the cowboys struck up a fast. over lunch in the castle garden she asked him numerous questions i saw mine open up, he recalled. when he told her something that she did not know she would sit on the edge of her chair, he said, with a humility of a first grader. she also gave him advice on how to present his concepts to a skeptical group of english trainers. you need to ease up, he said. that way you don't appear to be too competitive. the queening kirsten to write his memoirs, critique his draft, and even found a publisher. there remain in contact by ph
Sep 9, 2012 5:30pm PDT
for the olympics. monty was one of queen elizabeth's corgi dogs who took part in that james bond skit and daniel craig going to pick up the queen for the olympics. >> good evening. >> reporter: and as funny as the queen was, her dog nearly stole the show rolling over standing sentinel, the queen's helicopter lifts off from buckingham palace. corgis are a royal family tradition. it was the queen's father, george vi, who bought the first corgi from a local kennel in 1933 and his daughter there, princess elizabeth and margaret in 1936. the future queen getting one of her own when she turned 18. corgis have been at her side ever since and on this family photo on a walk around the royal properties, even traveling with her and prince philip on official visits. year, the queen's dog is more popular than ever. the number of people looking to get a corgi, up nearly a third from a year ago. tonight the queen saying good-bye to this olympic moment in the spotlight. by the way, we learned that monty was named after an american man who advises the queen on her animals, and he's reportedly already offered her
Sep 28, 2012 11:00pm PDT
booked into jail in nevada and she will be extradited back here to the bay area. in morgan hill, monty francis, nbc bay area news. >> monty, thank you. >>> redefining the phrase family relationships. the federal government is changing a policy when it comes to gay undocumented immigrant who is have american partners. same sex couples will now be considered family relationships in immigration proceedings. janet inuaret napolitano made t announcement today. >>> a big night for the oakland a's. ♪ most paints have color that sits on the surface. but nothing beats benjamin moore's color lock technology that locks color right in, no matter how often you wash it. color lock technology. exclusively from your benjamin moore retailer. find your perfect color with a buy one, get one pint offer. visit >>> let's bring in dave benz from our comcast sportsnet newsroom. the oakland a's may be the best story in all of baseball, right? >> we've known that for quite a while. they've had a lot of plot lines, including this one. just over three weeks ago. mccarthy underwent brain
Sep 9, 2012 6:00pm EDT
for the olympics. monty was one of queen elizabeth's corgi dogs who took part in that skit picking up the queen for the olympics. >> good evening. >> reporter: as funny as the queen was her dogs really stole the show rolling over standing sentinel, the queen's helicopter lifts off from buckingham palace. corgis are a royal family's tradition. her father george vi bought the first from a local ken knell in 1933 and princess elizabeth and margaret in 1936, the future queen getting one of her own when she turned 18. corgis at her side ever since on a walk around the royal properties traveling with her and prince philip. in this diamond jubilee year the queen's dog is more popular than ever. the number looking to get one third a year ago. tonight saying good-bye to this olympic moment in the spotlight. monty was named after an american man and he's reportedly already offered her a new corgi puppy. >>> the thrill of parasailing high above the water but the new case that is shedding a new spotlight on what can be a dangerous and sometimes deadly pastime. "world news" gets answers. two years ago, the
Sep 21, 2012 4:00am EDT
thought and there's a plan to buy bonds. all of that on the table. >> rajoy heads to rome monti hoping spain's next move can take the pressure off italy. >> and the crowds are buildings as they lean up to be the first on the planet to get their hands on the new iphone 5. oh, yeah, 5's alive. there's been a bit of an issue about -- >> french workers striking at the iphone stores in paris. i would imagine apple is one of the few places where you do have some war gainifwa bargaining po days. p. >> silvia will join us and get the view on the spain sticky situation. >> and job cuts in europe. reports of just 30% will have to go and we'll get an expert view from the region. >> plus it is iphone friday except in paris where the striking workers may delay consumers from getting their hands on the latest model. >> and shifting into high gear in singapore ahead of the grand prix. and finance minister saying the country has no intention of asking for help from the bailout funds. today mar yonti will host leaden rome. and let's get out to silvia who is covering the story for us. what's the purpose
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Sep 9, 2012 1:30am EDT
years, the democrats are still giving george bush the full monty now and the economy now. >> it's i am bearing, i notice when president bush took office, the stock was crashing and terrorism going unchecked and completely unprepared for 9/11, he did not blame his predecessor president clinton and he stood up and did the job. and i'm embarrassed that they're blaming president bush. yes, president bush did a lot wrong and let's be grownup and get on with the job. >> neil: by the way, democrats were in charge of congress, but it is what it is. sandra what do you make of it. >> the role of the president of the united states could be easily compared to the chief executive officer, ceo after company and hired to turn it over and four years later still blaming your predecessor and you would be fired. >> i don't agree that the president is ceo, he has to work more with congress, but-- >> a bit over done for you. >> yes, and still saying this in eight years. >> and obama acts like he was drafting for the job, chilling out his apartment and ringing the bell and-- >> adam comment. >> the politics
Sep 28, 2012 5:30pm PDT
's skipped town with her 11-month-old baby boy. >> the mother could be suicidal. nbc bay area's monty just spoke with the police. >> reporter: investigators are now calls this an abduction because
Sep 2, 2012 6:00pm PDT
in the world. monty is live from petaluma with the story there. they were so excited it looked like they didn't know what to do with themselves either. >> reporter: kris, that's right. since the 13 boys arrived home they have been treated like rock stars by people in their hometown. today was no exception. an estimated 20,000 fans attended a parade held in the team's honor, it started in walnut park at 1:00 went through downtown petaluma, circled back to the park where people gathered for a celebration. since their third place finish in the world series the boys had quite a welcome home. the city of petaluma had a welcome on wednesday, then on friday the boys got to attend an a's game and met a few professional players, today they were presented with a key to the city, and today's festivities were about the hometown fan and the pride felt by many here when it comes to this group of young athletes. >> words can't explain. they had me off my seats watching the game on tv. it's great. it makes us so proud because it's our little town. >> this is crazy. you can't compare this to anything else. >>
Sep 26, 2012 4:00am PDT
years, while a different report says italian prime minister mario monti won't run in elections this spring. time now for some trader talk with scott bauer of trading advantage. scott, i have a list of stocks i want you to comment on today, starting with the home builders. there's been some positive news coming out on home prices, but is there a bubble forming in homebuilder stocks? > > let's look at two things: first, the news that came out yesterday with pricing up 1.2%. great news. i don't know where prices are up 1.2%. i know they're certainly not in my area. i talked to other friends and traders, nobody sees the price appreciation. talking about homebuilder stocks, i do think that there's still room for more appreciation in that space. they fell so far, so fast, and they're really just on the road to recovery, even though we've seen a pretty nice recovery over the last few weeks and months. > > we have to talk about those circuit breaker stocks yesterday: tesla and groupon both tripping the circuit breakers because the stocks were falling so rapidly. would you be a buyer to
Sep 20, 2012 2:30pm PDT
kids, i am here, what do what we do? monty was smarter than me. in the beginning of the year, as a first-year teacher, you are struggling with a curriculum. i was particularly struggling. ironic that i was teaching english. we were talking about the narrator, and he corrected me. the kid was unbelievable. i am not sure you're qualified to teach this class. by the way, he was about this bag. -- this big. he told me, the most important thing in my life, the school and tennis. tavis: that is a different type of intimidation. kids night -- might not be on average smarter than the teacher, but they can sniff when the teacher is not up to snuff. >> they can tell when you do not care. it is kind of sad. if i had to come up with a solution i do not know how to implement it. we can not want an education more for these kids more than one it for themselves. they're in a culture that undermines education. hard work and good behavior will pay off. and then they go watch "jersey shore." you have 70% out of wedlock births in the african a meat -- african-american community. you do not have
Sep 18, 2012 5:30am EDT
to go skydiving. 87-year-old ámonty montgomeryá wanted to soor in the air for his birthday and deicded to bring his family along for the ride. montgomery is blind in one eye from battling macular degenerrtion...but he still could make out tte earth's horizon. the moment proved even more special for montgomery... who reunited with his daughter after not seeing her for 40-years. "i haae a family... a wonderful family... and i hope i will be along for many ore pears....we do to." to."montgomery's family will get even bigger. he's exppcting his 1-st great this kid'' facc... says it all. all.the hilarious exchhnne between this terrified chhld.. and a very... active reporter. reporter. ((break 1)) 3 3((break 11) 3 ((break 1)) ♪ ♪ ooh, yeah, ooh-ooh, yeah ♪ ooh, yeah, ooh-ooh, yeah ♪ i love ya ♪ ooh, yeah, ooh-ooh, yeah [ female announcer ] introducing new special k popcorn chips. with 28 buttery chips for 120 calories, you can bring the flavor of the movies home and still stay on track. freedom to enjoy. what will you gain when you lose? find them in the cracker aisle. what do yo
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Sep 17, 2012 4:00pm PDT
-old man washington state got his birthday wish when he took his family sky diving. the whole family. monty montgomery's daughter, grandson and great granddaughter joined him, four generations in all. actually his second jump. i thought it would be a lot better off if i would have had my family with me. make me feel a lot better. can't say i never gave him any. >> lost most of his eyesight. he could actually feel himself falling and it was exsilver exhill ler rating. >> he made his first jump, shep when he was 80 years old. when he finally found his long lost daughter he told her about the jump and she said some day she would like to go too. then he met his 39-year-old grandson who also said that he would some day like to jump. a few years later at the finally made the reservation and there was room for one more. listen. >> and i said welt, -- well, heck, we might as well make a fourth generation. i asked one of my great granddaughter and, man, you could hear her screaming and hollering all the way to the wanatche. >> they might some day jump with five generations because a great great gran
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